Ocean Technologies NI’s first Sapphire Affiliate Member
(Posted on 16/10/20)
In a move to support the commitment of The Nautical Institute’s work to promote professionalism, best practice and safety throughout the maritime industry, Ocean Technologies Group has agreed to be the Institute’s first Sapphire Affiliate member.
Central to this partnership is supporting the Institute’s Mariners’ Alerting and Reporting Scheme (MARS), a searchable online database of maritime accidents and near misses covering 25 years, available free to the industry.
This collaboration comes shortly after a very special milestone was reached by The Navigator, a free magazine published by The Nautical Institute for maritime navigators around the world, which celebrated its 25th edition recently. As the first Sapphire Affiliate member, Ocean Technologies Group will be recognised as a supporting organisation of this award-winning publication.
Through its learning brands Seagull, Videotel, Marlins and MTS, Ocean Technologies Group champions seafarer safety with a comprehensive library of maritime e-learning and boasts an unrivalled network of over 1,400 customers, 20,000 vessels and over 1,000,000 seafarers.
“We have enjoyed a great working relationship with The Nautical Institute over many years using its members’ expertise and knowledge to help us design and develop our training solutions. We passionately believe in the professional development of seafarers and so it was a natural progression for us to help support the Institute’s work by becoming the first Sapphire Affiliate member,” said Raal Harris, Creative Director of the Ocean Technologies Group.
“We are really pleased to welcome Ocean Technologies Group as our first Sapphire Affiliate member and having their support and appreciation for the work we do to promote best working practices in the maritime industry, will greatly benefit our membership,” said Captain John Lloyd, CEO of The Nautical Institute.
China’s Chengxi Shipyard has handed over the first of twin self-unloading transshipment newbuilds... Read more
Global Drone Inspection (GDI), the new subsidiary company of robotic inspection specialists RIMS BV,... Read more
Wärtsilä Voyage has introduced Wärtsilä SmartMove Suite to the global shipping market... Read more
Maritec Pte Ltd, the fuel and oil testing services company acquired by leading certification company... Read more
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) have issued its type approval for Alfa Laval PureBallast 2. Most owners... Read more
In the midst of digital technology continuously changing the landscape of the international shipping... Read more
Rotterdam-based company DisinfectYour.com has launched a new service to help vessel owners and crew... Read more
Current Direct, a new research and innovation project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon... Read more
Data analytics innovator ioCurrents will offer KVH Watch connectivity as part of their vessel maintenance... Read more
Thordon Bearings has added to the growing concern over proposed changes to Vessel Incidental Discharge... Read more